History Just Before You Were Born: The AIDS Crisis, 1st Edition

  • Katie Kawa
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538230984
  • ISBN-13: 9781538230985
  • DDC: 362.19697
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, commonly known as AIDS, has claimed millions of lives. How did this epidemic begin? How did it change life in the United States and around the world? Readers discover the answers to these and other important questions as they examine this tragic development in history and its continued global effects. Age-appropriate text presents essential information in a sensitive manner, and additional details are provided in sidebars and fact boxes. Vivid photographs and graphic organizers complement the text, and a detailed timeline summarizes this comprehensive look at a medical crisis that changed the world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Deadly Disease.
2: The Crisis Begins.
3: Discovering the Cause.
4: Helping Each Other.
5: Ryan White’s Brave Battle.
6: Silence in Washington.
7: Making a Memorial.
8: Fears Over Facts.
9: Magic Makes a Difference.
10: Lifesaving Treatments.
11: Aids Around the World.
12: A Continuing Crisis.
13: History is Still Happening.
14: Glossary.
15: For More Information.